Klagenfurt for Christmas – day trip from Ljubljana

Enjoy a day in Klangenfurt with Christmas markets, take a walk by the largest lake in Austrian State of Carinthia, the Wörthersee lake, and admire amazing views over the Alps from a 100 m high tower Pyramidenkogel.

Klagenfurt, a nice town famous for its attractive Old Town quarter, is situated in the southern Austria, near the border with Slovenia. In Christmas time the town becomes even nicer with glittering lights, Christmas trees, festive stalls with baked apples, mulled wine and roasted almonds. This family tour is the right gift for you and your children.
You will discover Klagenfurt, enjoy a walk by the Wörthersee lake, admire amazing views from the world’s tallest wooden lookout tower, the Pyramidenkogel.

Summer season (1. April – 31. October): By request; 8.30 a.m.-6.30 p.m.
Winter season (1. December – 6. January): Friday, Saturday, Sunday; 8.30 a.m.-6.30 p.m.

Price: 129 € per person

Daytrip highlights


Historical buildings and squares, monuments, churches and amazing cathedrals, markets, galleries, museums…. all this and so much more is Klagenfurt. The Lindwurm, a winged dragon on Nuer Platz is the landmark of the city and was modelled on a legendary dragon, said to have resided in a swamp here long ago. During Christmas time Klagenfurt turns into a fairy-tale town with glittering lights, festive stalls with baked apples, mulled wine, roasted almonds and craft gifts.

Lake Wörthersee and Velden village

Wörthersee lake is a popular tourist destination in summer and in winter. It is one of the biggest and the warmest lake in Austria surrounded by mountain peaks and lush greenery. The lake and its surroundings were shaped by glaciers during the last ice age and its deepest spot is 85 meters deep. During the summer is it a nice spot for swimming and other water activity. During winter and Christmas time Velden, the famous and vibrant village on the shores of lake is transformed into City of Angels. There are millions of sparkling lights, Christmas markets and floating Christmas trees on the lake.


Enjoy impressive wide-ranging views of Carinthia, unique landscape of lakes and summits of Karavanke and Hohe Tauern from an altitude of 905 m.The Pyramidenkogel was built in 2013 and with a total height of 100 m is the highest wooden viewing tower in the world. The ride to the top of the tower offers picturesque views of the surrounding lake valleys. If you prefer you can also climb 441 stairs to the top or go by panoramic lift. There are three viewing platforms and the highest platform is 71 metres high and it has a sheltered Sky Box.

The best part of the tower is the 120 meters long slide from the top to the bottom of the tower and it takes only 20 seconds to come down the slide. It is for sure a very special experience and an adventurous ride. The slide is suitable for children and adults. Around the tower there is a restaurant, souvenir shop, playground for kids and during the Christmas time there are plenty of Christmas Markets.

€ 129 / person

Our prices are all-inclusive, so the only extra cost on the tour is lunch. You need to take that into consideration when comparing tour prices, as many agencies advertise low prices and put the admission fees and other extras in the small print.

Price includes:

  • Professional Guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Admission to tower Pyramidenkogel
  • Road tolls and parking

Optional extras:

  • Lunch

Additional information:

  • Important: A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Our scheduled day trips have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 passengers

    All of our daytrips are also available as private tours. We can customize any tour to the needs and interests of the guest..